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    Washington Township Public Schools 
    206 East Holly Avenue
    Sewell, NJ 08080
    (856) 589-6644 x6321
     
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  • Safe and Substance-Free Schools Task Force Meeting Set for November 28th

    safe schools Programming initiatives and the dangers of vaping will be among topics of discussion at the District's Safe and Substance-Free Task Force meeting on Wednesday, November 28th.  Click here to learn more.


     

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  • BOE Adjusts Time of October 15 Meeting

    timechange 1 Please click here for a press release detailing the Washington Township Board of Education's October 15, 2018, meeting, which has been moved up to a 6 p.m. start to account for software training. 

     


     

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  • education Proud Member of NJCEE-S

    The Washington Township School District is a proud member of the New Jersey Consortia for Excellence Through Equity (South), joining an evolving regional consortium of school districts in Southern New Jersey that are committed to working together to support and nuture the school success of ALL of their students. The group works in conjunction with the Penn Center for Educational Leadership in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Click here to learn more about the Consortia's valuable work and schedule of activities.


     

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  • District Approves Strategic Plan

    strategic plan Dr. Bill Adams and Stacey Adams from Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) and Education Consulting, Research and Analytics (ECRA), along with a 28-member District steering committee, have released their recommendations for a District Strategic Plan.

     

    Click here to view the Board-approved Vision Statement

     

     Click here to review the Executive Summary prepared by the group.

     

    Click here to review the Presentation shared on June 26, 2018 by the Strategic Plan Steering Committee.

     

    Click here to review the Goals and Action Plans as outlined by District administration.


     

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  • 2018-19 Parent Information

    and Sign-off

    sign here 18 Parents are asked to click on this link to carefully view and review many important school-related documents in their entirety in advance of the 2018-19 school year. Once you have completed this review, we ask that you print out the sign-off sheet provided, check off that you have read the required material, provide your signature and return it to your child’s school office by September 7, 2018. Please note that bus passes still WILL BE MAILED to your home. If you cannot access the the documents or cannot print the sign-off sheet, please contact your child's school. You will need to complete a separate sign-off sheet for each child in your household.


     

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  • Access 2018-19 Free and Reduced Meal Applications Here

     

    food service Parents are encouraged to access the information below to learn if their children qualify for free or reduced-price school meals for the upcoming school year. Please contact the District Food Service Office (589-6644, x4211) with questions or concerns. 

     

    Click here to access a parent letter.

     

    Click here to access application instructions.

     

    Click here to access the 2018-19 Free and Reduced Lunch Application.

     

    Click here to access information on NJ FamilyCare.


     

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  • sat WTHS to Host SAT Review Programs

    Washington Township High School will host four separate SAT Review programs for interested area high school students preparing to take the SAT examination required for college admission. Each of the four programs will consist of two class sections and will meet for six sessions for two hours each session prior to the SAT administration dates. Please note that, for your convenience, the summer session in August will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  The fall and spring sessions will run after school from 2:35 to 4:35 p.m. The registration fee is $40.

     

    Each class section will receive one hour of instruction in the verbal portion of the SAT and one hour in the math portion of the SAT each afternoon of the program. Registration priority is given to current high school seniors and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

     

    Interested Washington Township High School students, as well as high school students who reside in Washington Township and attend parochial and private schools, are encouraged to register for the program by contacting Toni Silvestri in the Washington Township High School Guidance Office at 856-589-8500 (x7419).

     

    Washington Township High School SAT Review Program

     

    Session 1:           August 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 (9:00 to 11:00 a.m.)

    SAT Test:             August 25, 2018

     

    Session 2:           September 18, 20, 25, 26; October 2, 3 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             October 6, 2018

     

    Session 3:           April 9, 10, 16, 17, 30; May 1 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             May 4, 2019

     

    Session 4:           May 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             June 1, 2019


     

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  • State Releases 2016-17 School Performance Reports

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    Please click here to access the 2016-17 New Jersey School Performance Reports for the Washington Township Public School District. 


     

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Of Interest

  • Important Info about Mail-In Ballots

    ballot box The League of Women's Voters of New Jersey recently posted an alert to all New Jersey voters who applied for mail-in ballots for the 2016 election. Please click here for a letter explaining changes in the mail-in process starting this year and going forward.


    WTEA and WTSSSPA to Sponsor Trunk or Treat on October 20th

    Trunk or Treat

    The Washington Township Education Association (WTEA) and the Washington Township Schools Supportive Services Personnel Association (WTSSSPA) will team to host “Trunk or Treat,” a free community event on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the Washington Township High School Core parking lot. The event will be hosted rain or shine.  Click here for more information.


    Learn More About the District's "Flipped Classrooms"

    flipped classrooom What is a "flipped classroom"?  Click here to learn the philosophy behind this shift in teaching and learning.

    Click here to access a video that provides additional information.


     

    Nominate a Teacher and/or Educational Services Professional for Recognition

    apple The District seeks nominations for 2018-19 Teachers and Educational Services Professionals of the Year.  Please note the November 30th nomination deadline.

    Please click here to access the Teacher of the Year nomination form.

    Please click here to access the Educational Services Professional of the Year nomination form.


    Washington Township High School 8th Grade Open House

    Scheduled for October 25th

    twp An informative presentation about Washington Township High School and its programs, as well as a self-tour of the building, will be hosted on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the school’s Investors Bank Performing Arts Center for all middle school students who are currently enrolled in 8th grade and will be part of the freshman class at the high school for the 2019-20 school year.  The school’s fine and performing arts department, as well as many extracurricular activities, will be highlighted in the 45-minute presentation. Immediately following the presentation, all 8th graders and their families will be invited to participate in the school’s fall pep rally in the 9/10 gymnasium where everyone will be able to witness firsthand the school spirit that brings everyone Together With Pride!


    Class of 1978 Plans 40th Reunion Weekend

    The Washington Treunion40 ownship High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion from October 12-14, 2018, with the Main Event on Saturday, October 13th. For full details, please click here for an informational flyer; check this page for updates. For additional information, reach out to Becky Bacalzo at nbjoyce@comcast.net or text her at (856) 816-5962.


    Meet the Candidates Scheduled for October 18th

    school board The Washington Township PTO Presidents Council will sponsor a Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building (206 East Holly Avenue, Sewell) for the six candidates seeking election to three open seats on the Washington Township Board of Education.  Barbara Kutscher, treasurer of the Moorestown Area League of Women Voters and a LWVNJ-trained moderator with more than 27 years of experience, will serve as moderator for this event.

    Candidates will field questions posed by interested Washington Township residents in attendance at the forum.  The program will be taped in its entirety and aired on WT-TV Channel 9/36 in the weeks preceding the November 6th school board election.The six candidates who are seeking three available seats for three-year terms on the Board of Education include: Bob Abbott (incumbent), Paul Esposito, Dr. Karen Garrison (incumbent), Renee Pollard, Celia “Ann” Volk and Candice Zachowski (incumbent).


    School Safety Initiatives - Watch Video

    school safety The Washington Township Public Schools administration has implemented safety measures in all of our schools and continues to work collaboratively with the Washington Township Police to ensure the daily well-being of our students and staff.  Please click here to access a video that highlights some of our efforts.


    Class of 1973 Reunion Nov. 24th

    The Washington Township High School Class of 1973 will celebrate its 45th reunion on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Wedgwood Country Club. RSVPs are needed by October 15th. Please click here for a flyer with more information, a list of contacts to reach with any questions, and a form that can be filled out to purchase tickets.


     

    WTPS Statement on Website Accessibility

    access 1 The Washington Township Public Schools' website is in the process of being updated to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought to the attention of the WTPS website team at feedback@wtps.org. For more information, please view our statement on Website Accessibility.


     

    Superintendent's Letter on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

     
    ESSA Click here to access a letter from the superintendent on how to provide input to the New Jersey Department of Education.
     

     


    Washington Township, Gloucester County  

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    Please click here to visit the Washington Township municipal website.
     

     Important Registration Information
    calendar The Washington Township Public Schools' Registration Office currently is available via appointment only! If you need to register your child for school or have questions for the registration office, please call (856) 589-6644 x6698 to schedule your appointment. We thank you for your patience and consideration.

    Project Child Find Services Available

    Do you have or know of a special needs child ages 3 to 21 years old residing in Washington Township who may have physical, childfind mental or emotional problems? Are you aware of any child who is in need of special education programs and services?  An extra effort is being made to identify children between ages 3 to 5 for our preschool program for children with special needs.

    Project CHILD FIND, a service of the New Jersey State Department of Education, assists in identifying un-served or underserved handicapped children. Please click here for more information.

     
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